Federation Infection Societies Conference (FIS21)


This largest UK infection diseases conference aims to update participants in all aspects of infections from basic science, infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and clinical practice. This will be the first hybrid meeting with both an in-person (on November 5) and virtual (on November 8-9) component, allowing for both in-person networking and increased accessibility and flexibility provided by the virtual days.

On the agenda:

  • Tales of the unexpected in antibiotic resistance
  • The role of sustainability, auditing and training in decontamination
  • No infectious diseases (ID) in pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO)
  • WGS and AST in anaerobes
  • Hospital-acquired infection
  • Optimising dosing for AMS
  • Development and implementation of hospital-onset COVID-19 infection surveillance
  • Global applications of hospital-onset COVID-19 infection surveillance
  • Hospital COVID-19 surveillance system using network analysis
  • Dosing in sepsis
  • Optimising dosing in pediatrics
  • Hot Topics in STIs: Gonorrhoea AMR, mycoplasma genitalium and syphilis
  • Atypical presentations of syphilis
  • Treatment challenges in symptomatic mycoplasma genitalium infection
  • COVID-19 and antimicrobial stewardship
  • Mapping bacteriophages to clinical need
  • A synergy between natural products and vancomycin to combat vancomycin resistant enterococcus
  • Transplant infectious diseases
  • Outcomes of fecal transplants in stem cell transplant recipients
  • Efficacy of biocides against Klebsiella pneumoniae - From cross-resistance to antibiotics to the role on biofilm formation
  • Extrapulmonary NTM (EP-NTM): Not simply extra thoracic pulmonary disease
~ 600 participants

Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex, Charter Foyer


November 5-9, 2021


Manchester, United Kingdom